In addition to credit courses, non-credit classes are being offered, including a technique series where participants can learn about food preservation, knife techniques, savvy shopping and dessert skills. Those courses cost $95 for each class, two for $160, or four for $280 and are open to everyone.
Kirk said though her favorite part is baking and pastry, she is excited to be teaching the basic skills needed to be successful.
“Basic skills are necessary,” Kirk said. “Once you have those, you can go on and be creative, but you have to know the basics first.”
Amie Sites is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at 574-732-5117 or email@example.com.